Tag: Condolences

Former IRON MAIDEN Drummer CLIVE BURR Passes Away

Iron Maiden have released the following statement: “We are deeply saddened to report that Clive Burr passed away last night. He had suffered poor health for many years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and died peacefully in his sleep at home.” Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris said: “This is terribly sad news. Clive was a very old friend of all of …

Upcoming WARBEAST Tour with DOWN Dedicated to the Memory of MIKE SCACCIA

Warbeast will continue their West Coast Tour with Down as planned and the band is dedicating the upcoming tour to the memory of Mike Scaccia. Warbeast vocalist Bruce Corbitt shared his condolences and thoughts with the community. “Mike Scaccia left this Earth doing what he loved to do. Tragically, the music world has lost an extremely talented, gifted …

SUICIDE SILENCE Announce Candlelight Vigil to be Held Tonight in Honor of MITCH LUCKER

 The metal world is devastated after hearing of the death of Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker who passed away this morning, November 1, after a motorcycle accident near Huntington Beach,  CA. Suicide Silence have announced on their Facebook page that a candlelight vigil will be held tonight at 8 p.m. in Huntington Beach, CA. Lucker’s …

PRC Music Releases Statement on Passing of STEEVE HURDLE

Steeve Hurdle, who manned the guitar for legendary death metallers Gorguts and began his own metal project Negativa, passed away on May 20 at the age of 41 from “post-surgical complications.”  The following is being issued on behalf of PRC Music. “Think Less… Feel More” We are very sad to announce the death of guitarist …

JIM MARSHALL “The Father of Loud” Passes Away at 88

Jim Marshall 1923-2012 Credit: ITVAnglia Jim Marshall, who was known as “The Father of Loud” for designing the amplifiers that became famous in the rock world, has died at 88. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved founder and leader for the past 50 years, Jim Marshall,” reads a …

Guitarist RONNIE MONTROSE Passes Away Due to Cancer

Guitarist Ronnie Montrose died Saturday following a battle with prostate cancer. An unsigned statement on his official website reads, “A few months ago, we held a surprise party for Ronnie Montrose’s 64th birthday. He gave an impromptu speech, and told us that after a long life, filled with joy and hardship, he didn’t take any …

LEATHERWOLF To Play FREE Show Sept. 2nd

According to a press release our own Orange County heavy metal Triple Axe Attack, LEATHERWOLF, have announced a free show on September 2 at the Slide Bar in Fullerton, CA. http://www.slidebarfullerton.com/index.php/calendar This will be the band’s first live appearance in over a year and marks the live debut of new guitarist Rob Math who takes over for Greg Erba.  He joins original …

DEF LEPPARD: Joe Elliott’s Father Passes Away

Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott’s father, who had been ill for a number of weeks, passed away in a U.K. hospital, according to blabbermouth.net. Commented Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen: “Sending my condolences to Joe and his mum over the sad loss of his dad Joe, Sr. I have great memories of Joe’s dad and …

ABYSMAL TORRENT: Wayne Vella Killed in Construction Accident

ABYSMAL TORRENT drummer Wayne Vella was tragically killed in a construction accident just days ago. Wayne Vella drummed for the band from 2001-2008. Rest in peace. A small statement from the band reads as follows: Yesterday couldnt have been a worse day for us all.Unfortunately we have lost our brother Wayne Vella(Drummer in Abysmal Torment …

Metallica Fan, Morgan Harrington, Found Dead

METALLICA has posted condolences on its website to the family and friends of Morgan Harrington, a fan whose remains were found three months after she disappeared while attending the band’s concert in Virginia. The remains of the 20-year-old Virginia Tech student were found this week in a farm field about 10 miles from the Charlottesville …

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